With everyone staying home, it’s now more important than ever for everyone to be fire-safe. People can find information on our website - fireandemergency.nz...
We’re heading into winter, and with households self-isolating together, there’ll be more cooking at home, and more use of open fires, heaters, and dryers - all things which can increase fire risk.
New Zealanders can be confident that Fire and Emergency is well-prepared and ready to respond to emergencies as usual during the nationwide self- isolation period.
Please call 111 if you have a fire, we will ask you whether anyone at the address is self-isolating or has a confirmed case of COVID-19. Where this is the case, we already have necessary measures in place to ensure everyone’s safety including protective clothing, gloves, masks, safety glasses and mask.
The Ministry of Education is surveying schools to find out whether they could cope with teaching online if they have to close their buildings due to coronavirus.
A newsletter sent to principals today says ministry staff will ring all schools over the next two days to check their capacity to cope.
"One of the things we are working on is what will be needed to ensure students are able to continue learning should their school or kura be closed for a period of time due to Covid-19," it says.
Hi Neighbours, Auckland Council will close most of its community facilities for 14 days to prevent any spread of Coronavirus. How will that affect you, and what could alternatives be? Read the story below: